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[Sephardic Hebrew loo-lahv; Ashkenazic Hebrew loo-lawv, -luh v]
noun, plural lu·la·vim [Sephardic Hebrew loo-lah-veem; Ashkenazic Hebrew loo-law-vim] /Sephardic Hebrew lu lɑˈvim; Ashkenazic Hebrew luˈlɔ vɪm/, lu·lavs. Judaism.
  1. a palm branch for use with the etrog during the Sukkoth festival service.
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Also lulab.

Origin of lulav

First recorded in 1890–95, lulav is from the Hebrew word lūlābh
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